Catching up with the Weekender: Children around the world are at risk when schools are attacked and occupied by armed forces. More countries should support the Safe Schools Declaration and stop making education a casualty. Meanwhile, since the “Brexit” EU referendum earlier this year, Britain has seen a rise in hate crimes. Bad sign.

An outrageous school bombing in Thailand killed a father and his daughter as he was dropping her off in the morning. Nepal needs to do more to end the scourge of child marriage. And impunity for UN peacekeepers committing sexual abuse and rape should end.